Jun 17, 2016  •  3 min read

Notifications raise Inattention and Hyperactivity

A recent study lead by Kostadin Kushlev of the University of Virginia showed that the rise in smartphones and thus the increasing frequency of constant notifications fighting for our attention are causing an increase in inattention and hyperactivity, symptoms associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Participants reported higher levels of inattention and hyperactivity when […]

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May 24, 2016  •  3 min read

Chewing gum for enhanced productivity – a myth?

Do you usually chew a gum when in stressful situations or when you have to concentrate on something important? If the answer is yes, then you might unconsciously “know” what researchers are trying to find out: is chewing gum related to an increase in productivity? The first study trying to prove that chewing gum has […]

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May 18, 2016  •  2 min read

The Noisli Android App is here!

We’re happy to announce the release of the official Noisli app for Android. Many of you asked and have been waiting so long for it, and we’ve been working so hard to release this new addition to the Noisli family and to bring the same quality and user experience also to our Android users. Here […]

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Apr 22, 2016  •  6 min read

Brain Food – What to eat in order to boost your Brainpower

A healthy lifestyle such as getting enough sleep, regular exercise and a healthy diet are key factors in order to maintain your productivity at a high level. We have covered a whole range of hacks in order to maximise your productivity in our 100 Hacks To Get Things Done – The Ultimate Productivity List but […]

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Apr 7, 2016  •  5 min read

Spring Cleaning – How to Declutter your Digital Life

It’s time for some Spring Cleaning. Mostly related to cleaning the house during spring, this practice is definitely applicable to all sorts of aspects in our lives. It’s a good occasion to revise some things and to declutter them. Out of clutter, find simplicity. — Albert Einstein Constantly having that feeling of anxiety about the […]

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Mar 31, 2016  •  3 min read

The Spider Technique

If you have difficulties to focus on something it is probably because you are easily distracted. It’s likely that those distractions are caused by outside influences such as your environment or the people around you. We usually get distracted by things we don’t know, like a totally new environment, or by sudden events like an […]

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Mar 22, 2016  •  2 min read

How do you measure Productivity?

“Today I got a lot done“. How many times have you said or heard this phrase? And how do you define that? It isn’t always so easy to tell because sometimes it’s not about quantity but about quality. You may have spent your entire day thinking about a critical problem and eventually “solved” it by […]

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